Rogue Company Launches Season One Today with New Battle Pass and New Rogue

Welcome to Season One of Rogue Company! When we launched Rogue Company last year, our goal was to create a fast-paced, team-based tactical shooter that could be enjoyed by Xbox players at all skill-levels — and, of course, free to play! Thanks to all of our devoted players on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, …

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Feature: Curse Of The Dead Gods Devs On Early Access, Switch Challenges, And Hades Comparisons

Fans of the roguelike and roguelite genre have had some real gems to enjoy over the last couple of years, with excellent games like Dead Cells and last year’s award-sweeping Hades serving up some incredibly satisfying run-based dungeon-crawling on Switch. Curse of the Dead Gods is another example that’s been steadily building its fanbase in …

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GameStop/Reddit Stock Chaos Has Spurred Multiple Documentaries, Movies, and a TV Show

The Reddit-Wall Street-GameStop fiasco that has been unfolding over the last couple of weeks needs no introduction. The retailer, which had lately only been in the news for its financial troubles and questionable management, found itself in the middle of a stock battle between a Reddit group and Wall Street suits that rattled the Unites …

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Mass Effect 3’s Controversial Ending Proved to Be Divisive Among Its Developers as Well

If you’ve played Mass Effect 3, then you probably remember the backlash that its ending received. Without spoiling anything for our readers, the game’s ending was criticized for undermining one of the series’ major selling points and disregarding the decisions made prior. It has now emerged that the ending was just as divisive among the …

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WB Games Under Fire for Patenting Shadow of Mordor’s Nemesis System

Following USPTO’s approval of WB Games’ patent application for the Nemesis System, the publisher has attracted criticism from fellow industry professionals, who’ve pointed out that a lot of WB’s games have been built upon borrowed ideas and mechanics. “This is really gross, especially for a franchise that built its brilliant Nemesis System on top of …

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Steam has broken last month’s record and logged 26 million concurrent users

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 7 February 2021 16:48 GMT Steam has – yet again – set a new record for the highest number of users online at the same time, breaking the 25 million user record that was recorded for the first time back in January. Steam has once more broken its own record when …

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Slide Stars Review

The pitch meeting for Slide Stars must have been an experience. “How about we take the tricks and obstacles of Trials HD, replace the bike with a rubber duck, the tracks with water flumes, and the riders with internet personalities from around the world? You know, celebs of the calibre of Holly H, Ben Azelart …

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Guilty Gear: Strive PS4 and PS5 Open Beta Will Go Live Later This Month

Arc System Works has announced that an open beta for Guilty Gear: Strive‘s PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions will go live on February 18th at 7 pm PT/10 pm ET. If you’ve preordered the game, you’ll be able to jump in on February 17th at 7pm PT/10 pm ET. The open beta will feature 13 …

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Apex Legends on the Nintendo Switch file-size revealed

The file-size for the popular free-to-play multiplayer shooter Apex Legends on the Nintendo Switch has been revealed via the eShop. The file-size listed is a rather hefty 15.2GB so you’ll certainly need a micro SD Card. The Apex Legends listing on the Japanese eShop says that the battle royale title requires a download of at …

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343 Industries hints “a new place to play” Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming soon

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 7 February 2021 11:04 GMT The latest Halo Waypoint blog post from 343 Industries suggests “a new place and way to play” is coming for the Halo: The Master Chief Collection. This week, a new test flight was announced for the immensely popular Halo: The Master Chief Collection by its developer, …

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Select Arcade Archives Games Are Currently On Sale On The Switch eShop

If you feel like some retro gaming action this weekend, there’s currently a sale taking place on the Switch eShop (in both North America and Europe) that features a number of Hamster’s Arcade Archives releases. There are SNK Neo Geo games along with some standard Arcade Archive classics. Each one will set you back $3.99 …

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US: Nintendo is No.5 for TV advertising spending in January 2021

VentureBeat has released some more data about how the video gaming industry did on televisions in the United States during January of 2021. This time, they’re taking a look at the top 5 gaming brands, ranked by estimated national television ad spending. Playstation, Nordeus, GameFly and Jackbox Games make up the top 4. At #5 …

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